Brett Molina, USA TODAY

Brett Molina

USA TODAY

Vienna, VA, United States

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Recent:
  • USA TODAY
  • Tallahassee Democrat
  • The News-Press
  • El Paso Times
Past:
  • North Jersey News
  • Yahoo Finance
  • Enquirer
  • The Courier-Journal
  • The Daily Advertiser
  • Daily News Journal
  • News-Leader
  • The Tennessean
  • TCPalm
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • and more…

Recent articles by Brett:

A 'concreteberg' as heavy as a blue whale is clogging London sewers

Utility officials say they are working to chip away at a "concreteberg'"that is clogging sewers in London. → Read More

Southern California experiences 'hidden' earthquakes every 3 minutes, says study

Southern California experienced 1.8 million earthquakes between 2008 and 2017, equivalent to one quake every three minutes, seismologists say. → Read More

Woman wanted in Pa. taunted police on Facebook. Then she was arrested

A woman wanted on assault charges in Pennsylvania taunted police in a post on Facebook. That taunt led to her arrest, say police in Greene County. → Read More

Julian Assange had a cat, and the internet is really worried about its fate

Julian Assange was arrested Thursday after finding refuge in Ecuador's embassy for years. But the internet is starting to worry about his cat. → Read More

Teeth-whitening strips could harm layer of teeth, studies suggest

Researchers found the active ingredient in over-the-counter whitening products could harm an important layer of your teeth. → Read More

Why the first-ever black hole image is blurry, and more questions answered

Black holes haven been studied for decades, but on Wednesday, the first-ever image captured of the mysterious objects has been revealed. → Read More

Florida man who reportedly bought an $8 million island arrested for alleged Kmart theft

A Florida man who reportedly purchased an island for $8 million one week ago has been charged with allegedly stealing from a Kmart, police say. → Read More

Florida man who reportedly bought an $8 million island arrested for alleged Kmart theft

A Florida man who reportedly purchased an island for $8 million one week ago has been charged with allegedly stealing from a Kmart, police say. → Read More

Good Samaritan paying for others' meals at Waffle House shot to death, police say

A 41-year-old man who was paying the bills for other diners at a Waffle House in Florida was fatally shot, according to local police. → Read More

Vitamin and mineral supplements won't help you live longer, could cause harm, study finds

The study also found excess intake of calcium through supplements was associated with a higher risk of death from cancer. → Read More

Woman discovers she has 29 siblings after taking DNA test. And counting.

Shauna Harrison was among many people who learned they were conceived by a donor. Thanks to 23andme ancestry DNA testing, she has found 29 siblings. → Read More

A wet baseball field was set on fire with gasoline to dry it out, Connecticut town says

A town in Connecticut is investigating an incident where a baseball field was set on fire with gasoline in an attempt to 'dry the field quicker.' → Read More

Doctors are overprescribing medicine to kids through telemedicine visits: Study

Telemedicine visits resulted in antibiotics prescriptions more often than in-person doctor visits, said a study published Monday in Pediatrics. → Read More

Oklahoma police investigate racist graffiti found on three more buildings

Police are investigating three more incidents of racist graffiti found in Oklahoma, including the Cleveland County Democratic Party offices. → Read More

CVS to offer customers same-day delivery for prescriptions

Pharmacy giant CVS said it will launch a program offering same-day delivery for prescriptions. It will be available at 6,000 locations. → Read More

Worried about astigmatism? Those viral pics likely won't confirm you have it

Twitter users panicked over pictures claiming to show what astigmatism looks like, but don't depend on them for a proper diagnosis. → Read More

Georgia police arrest driver in hit-and-run incident injuring 9-year-old girl

Police arrested the driver who was allegedly involved in a hit-and-run incident captured by surveillance video where a 9-year-old girl was injured. → Read More

This couple swaps sides of the bed randomly – and it has Twitter baffled

A Twitter user shared how he and his partner like to swap which side of the bed to sleep on. Fellow Twitter users have lots of thoughts. → Read More

India’s missile test sent dangerous space trash hurling near ISS: NASA chief

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said India's test of an anti-satellite weapon was a 'terrible thing,' creating debris posing a risk to the ISS. → Read More

One hour a week of physical activity can hold off disability, study says

Older adults who log a minimum of one hour a week, roughly 10 minutes a day, can prevent getting a disability, said a study published Monday. → Read More